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Telecom Order CRTC 2003-235

  Ottawa, 5 June 2003

Bell Canada

  Reference: Tariff Notices 6744 and 6744A

Rate schedules for primary exchange (local) service and Megalink service


The Commission received an application by Bell Canada, dated 16 April 2003 and amended on 17 April 2003, to revise General Tariff item 70, Rate Schedules for Primary Exchange (Local) Service and item 5201, Megalink Service, in order to meet its price cap obligations with respect to services in the other capped basket, pursuant to 2002 Annual price cap filing, Telecom Decision CRTC 2003-15, 18 March 2003 (Decision 2003-15) and 2002 Annual price cap filing - Erratum: Telecom Decision CRTC 2003-15, Telecom Decision CRTC 2003-15-1, 15 April 2003.


In its application, Bell Canada proposed to:
  - decrease the monthly rate for Equivalent service from $3.85 per line per month to $2.95 per line per month for all rate bands except band G; and
  - reduce the rates charged for the public switched telephone network (PSTN) connectivity component of Megalink service under both the monthly rate and the minimum contract period options by up to $3.00 per month per connectivity.


The Commission approved the application on an interim basis in Rate schedules for primary exchange (local) service and Megalink service, Telecom Order CRTC 2003-167, 30 April 2003.


The Commission received no comments with respect to the application.


The Commission approves on a final basis Bell Canada's application.
  Secretary General
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